In Karachi, Hindu temple statues were desecrated.

The statues of Hindu gods and temples were destroyed in Pakistan’s Karachi. This was the latest incident of vandalism against the places of worship of the minority community in this country.

Temple in Pakistan, phot source: Twitter


The incident took place on Monday in Narayan Mandir in Karachi’s old city of Narainpura. Muhammad Waleed Shabbir, was arrested for damaging the statues of the deities, a senior police officer official, Sarfaraz Nawaz, said.

“He was arrested on the complaint of a Hindu man, Mukesh Kumar, who with his wife was at the Narayan Mandir for prayers when they saw this man damaging the statues of Hindu deities with a hammer,” he said.

Angry Hindus eye witnessed when this incident took place and caught hold of the miscreant and handed him over to the police.

“Attack on Narian Pora Hindu Temple in Karachi. This is the 9th attack on Hindu Temple in 22 months despite Supreme Court notices and government claims that they protect Temple — nothing has changed. It happens when culprits are allowed to walk free”, a Pakistan journalist tweeted and shared the video of the incident.

The act of vandalism has yet taken place and the had received a lot of criticism. Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa also shared a video of the incident and called it a “state-backed terror against minorities.” He tweeted,”Another Hindu temple desecrated in Ranchore line, Karachi Pakistan Attackers justified vandalism saying “ये इबादत के लायक नहीं है” “Temple is unworthy of being a place of worship” This is state-backed terror against minorities of Pakistan.”

Recent years have seen an increase in such cases in Pakistan, and the court has taken a stand in the case of attacks on Hindu temples by extremists in the last few years. The Supreme Court had summoned the Chief Secretary and Inspector General of Police of the Punjab province on this matter after the attack on the Ganesh temple by extremists in the Punjab province of Pakistan.


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